Following an excellent 1st half of the year, tourism in Lyon has continued to grow during the summer, stimulated by tourists travelling for recreational purposes, who are increasingly numerous at this time of the year, owing in part to the presence of leading international events in the city.

Publication date : 16/09/2015

All those involved in the tourist sector in the area are indeed achieving excellent results and forecasting an exceptional increase in foreign visitors encouraged by the creation of new connections (Eurostar, Iberia, etc.), the fall in the euro and favourable weather, despite bouts of heatwave that had no adverse effect. Among the customers most represented are the British and Spanish, followed by Americans and Australians, who are confirming their interest in Lyon. As for Chinese visitors, they have never been so numerous in Lyon, and represented the 5th largest foreign nationality in the hospitality trade in July.

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